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The Backlash That Became Brexit

via Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 27, 2016
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“Rule Britannia” will sound like “Fool Britannia.” Great Britain will soon dwindle down to Little Britain if Scotland secedes and Northern Ireland insists on open borders with the South, an EU member. 

The rebellion of the voiceless screams: “Listen, liberal,” check your moral hauteur and accord us worth. Care as much about us as about LBGT. Pride in the nation is not xenophobia. Don’t bamboozle us by refusing to call terrorism “Islamic.” Keep our gates open, but insist on assimilation. Restore self-government, which has ebbed away to Brussels and Obama’s White House as it drowns out Congress with torrents of executive orders. Don’t censor speech.

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